MAY IS HEALTHY VISION MONTH

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on May 4, 2022

Spring is here with lots of sunshine and warmer weather, leading to many people exercising and having fun outdoors. It is something about the warm weather that encourages us to live a healthier and more physical fitness lifestyle that includes eating fruits and vegetables, long walks in the park, and even having a set goal… Read More


April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on April 7, 2022

Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, a reminder initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year, and 90 percent of these eye injuries could be avoided by wearing protective eyewear. Take Me Out To The… Read More


March is Save Your Vision Month

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on April 1, 2022

This month and year-round, we would like to remind our patients to prioritize your eye health in 2022 by scheduling your comprehensive eye exam and keeping in mind the importance of good eye health. Save Your Vision Month traces its founding to 1927 by members of the American Optometric Association (AOA). This month and every… Read More


Women’s Eye Health

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on March 9, 2022

March is Women’s History Month, celebrating women’s contributions to history, society, medicine, and culture. There have been groundbreaking contributions from women within eye healthcare as well. Did you know that women are at greater risk for eye disease and visual impairments? According to the Women’s Eye Health Organization, women account for more than two-thirds of… Read More


SAFETY TIPS TO PRACTICE FOR WORKPLACE EYE WELLNESS MONTH

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on March 4, 2022

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur each day on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, construction, or laboratory work environments. It is essential that proper… Read More


A Good Night’s Sleep is Best for Your Eye Health

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on February 15, 2022

Person sleeping in a bed

Our minds are so busy thinking and making decisions daily, but we have to rest our bodies, mind, and eyes to be refreshed to succeed in daily activities. A full night’s sleep is the remedy, but we definitely can feel it when we don’t get that good night’s sleep. There is an interesting relationship between our… Read More


February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Retina on February 2, 2022

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD, you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. However, your peripheral (side) vision will still be normal. For instance, imagine you are… Read More


Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on January 19, 2022

Becoming wiser about your eye health

It is no secret that our eyes change as we age. Favorably, there is a lot we can do to preserve our eye health. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Early detection and prevention are crucial with many of these conditions,… Read More


What You Should Know About Low Vision

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on January 11, 2022

What You Should Know About Low Vision

What Is Low Vision? Low vision is a vision problem that makes it difficult to do everyday activities. Low vision is not correctible with surgery, glasses or contact lenses. This type of vision loss does not include complete blindness because there is still some sight, and low vision can sometimes be improved using visual aids – which are… Read More


Winter Is Here: Tips To Help Dry Eye

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on December 27, 2021

Tips to Help Dry Eye in Winter

We just celebrated the first day of winter, which means the winter season is in full swing! The chilling effects of the colder months, your environment, and your wardrobe are not the only parts of your life that need winter preparation; our bodies and health are often affected just as much by the winter changes…. Read More


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